A few years ago I interviewed a locally-based but internationally-known folk musician about her life and work. Her stories were great and I thought she should write a memoir, but she said he didn't have the time. So I volunteered to help. [more inside]
I would love to hear from anyone who has experience with book publishing, either as an author, editor or publisher. [more inside]
I am working on a list since 2004 that I think would be salable. It's publicly available contact information for radio, TV, magazines, syndicates, newspapers, book publishers and agents. I'm a freelancer and I originally started it because I wanted to be able to reach these sources to interest them in my content. But I realized it could be a product. [more inside]
I'm a freelance reporter who just finished a multi-part series for a nonprofit news organization. Now I'd like to turn it into an ebook. I am not savvy about rights, commissions, etc., and neither is my editor/publisher. What do we need to know to negotiate a fair revenue split? [more inside]
Is "Modern Scientific Press" a legitimate peer-reviewed scientific publisher? [more inside]
How do I make sure my author friend gets the biggest bang for my buck? [more inside]
How can I turn a 28 page pdf of a timeline, into a border for a single page document? [more inside]
Please recommend your favourite independent ebook publishers! [more inside]
Advice on approaching publishers for a popular science book? [more inside]
if I'm looking through a library... does being published with Springer Verglag mean that the research is legit, and does being published with Nova Publishers mean that it isn't?
I had a large address list in Microsoft Publisher 2003 I used for address label mail merges. It resided on a Windows XP3 Service Pack 3 machine. I upgraded my machine to Windows 7 32Bit and MS Office 2007. Mail merge address list Edit attempts now says "An operation cannot be completed because of database engine errors" report. Any suggestions on exporting that data or synchronizing to the new database form? Can I extract the data from this old database into some other format and import it to the new Publisher...or do I have to...eek... re-enter all the data and create a new database?
The publisher likes my book proposal -- now what? [more inside]
I have a MS Publisher Document that I need to change the font tracking on. The change in the tracking must correspond to -50 and -25 tracking settings in PageMaker, but the Publisher expresses tracking values in terms of percentage. Anyone have a guess as to what percentage in Publisher would equal -50 and -25 in Pagemaker?
I have a document that has 4 identical postcard sized signs that display a constantly changing date. I'd like to put a macro button in (either Word or Publisher) that will open up a dialog box and allow me to type in the date, and have it auto-populate into the appropriate 4 places. [more inside]
Questions regarding publishing my (already published) book as an e-book. [more inside]
I am cutting and pasting pages of a .pub doc to an Outlook email and some of the articles are cutting off. [more inside]
How do authors ensure that they aren't copying older stories? [more inside]
How does Gourmet: Diary of a Foodie get funded? Is it just like a non-commercial commercial for Gourmet magazine and its advertisers and then given away to public radio stations?
Is there a way to take a brochure made in Microsoft Publisher 2007 and convert it to a 2 sided PDF that can be printed out and folded as a brochure? [more inside]
I made a not-awful email newsletter in Microsoft Publisher. Now I want to send it via Gmail. Help! [more inside]
I have savings and, soon, no work. I want to do something interesting, write about it, and publish - ideally to kick-start a writing career. How should I go about these 3 things? [more inside]
Good publisher of Italian classics? I ask only this: the text is as it was first written, the book is free from the pollution of study notes. I suppose I'm looking for the Italian equivalent of England's 'Oxford University Press', or Germany's 'Reclam'.
I'm trying to build the best argument for why a company that committed in writing to licensing some IP of mine but are two years tardy in furnishing a contract owes me something. [more inside]
How do I make an extremely large (100 inches wide) Publisher document print to fit on a single page? [more inside]
My wife and I are looking at writing a US based (lower 48) travel guide and would like any tips possible regarding getting one published, and how to make it actually happen. [more inside]
When mail merging with a postcard template in Publisher 2007, and printing multiple postcards per page (4), how do I get four different records on one page, rather than a page full of the same record? [more inside]
I need to send files to a print shop in tiff format. I know I've done it before, but can't seem to figure it out now: How do you convert a MS Publisher file to tiff format? [more inside]
I've been offered a ghostwriting gig. Help me with my expectations, please. [more inside]
What connotations does 'limited run' regarding a book have? [more inside]
I'm writing a letter to the adult children of a poet who died in the 90s, asking them for permission to use their mother's writing as part of a creative project I'm doing (experimental audio/video). [more inside]
Is there an open-source equivalent to MS Publisher? [more inside]
Unprofessional behavior and bad PR in the book world... am I better off taking my book back from this publisher or sucking up their bad behavior and just being done with it? [more inside]
Will I win my small claims lawsuit against this deadbeat publisher? [more inside]
Client sent me a bunch of MS Publisher files...I'm on a mac. [more inside]
I'm looking for help in finding out who the author/publisher of a book called "The Camp" are [more inside]
A book author/publisher has found an image of mine on the net, and asked for permission to use it in their book. I would like to know if I should allow them to use it gratis, or ask for a fee? [more inside]
How to find the full text of the public statement issued by DoubleDay defending James Frey? [more inside]
What is the best way to obtain an agent for a non-fiction book (a collection of unorthodox and engrossing interviews with innovators on the political Left, with many a-listers)? [more inside]
My workplace has developed a training curriculum using various Office documents. I need to figure out a way to 'bind' them into one large document... [more inside]
Magazine Filter: How does one get past issues of magazines without going through the publisher? I'm looking for the April 2004 issue of Esquire Magazine. The publisher takes 2-3 weeks to ship past issues... is there a better/faster way I'm missing?
Does anyone have any suggestions about self-publishing comics, or possibly publishers who might be interested in submissions? [more inside...] [more inside]